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This office IT tool will gain prominence in Central Florida even after the pandemic
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This office IT tool will gain prominence in Central Florida even after the pandemic

The way technology is handled in the office will be changed forever due to the pandemic, even after Florida's stay-at-home order expires and...

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As pandemic hammers vacation rentals, Austin startup fills quarantine niche
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As pandemic hammers vacation rentals, Austin startup fills quarantine niche

Short-term property rentals, like those available through Airbnb and Vrbo, have been significantly hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. Some states...

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A renters’ market at long last, if you’re able take some risks
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A renters’ market at long last, if you’re able take some risks

Bay Area apartment rents are dropping and supply is outpacing demand, according to data from Zumper, an online search and apartment renting...

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Chicago real estate software startup Livly raises $8 million
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Chicago real estate software startup Livly raises $8 million

Chicago real estate startup Livly has raised a new round of funding to improve its property management software. The tech company announced...

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Jacksonville-based PVS Studios helps retailers get their products ready for e-commerce marketing
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Jacksonville-based PVS Studios helps retailers get their products ready for e-commerce marketing

Every online retailer needs a good photo of their product, and if you've been browsing the internet from major retailers, there is a good chance...

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Apartment community-building app builds momentum amid pandemic
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Apartment community-building app builds momentum amid pandemic

Benjamin Pleat, CEO of Boston-based Cobu, is busy these days. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the app he started building in 2017 to help...

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Austin will offer loans of up to $35,000 to some businesses impacted by coronavirus
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Austin will offer loans of up to $35,000 to some businesses impacted by coronavirus

Local businesses could soon get up to $35,000 in low-interest loans from the city of Austin to get through the coronavirus pandemic. Austin City...

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QT launches 'on-lot pickup' for those missing their daily fix
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QT launches 'on-lot pickup' for those missing their daily fix

The gasoline and convenience store chain launched an "on-lot pickup" service at its 800-plus stores across 11 states - including here in the Kansas...

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Bay Area 'essential' frontline workers worry about sick leave, combat pay
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Bay Area 'essential' frontline workers worry about sick leave, combat pay

Pittsburg resident Bryant Rivera joined FedEx six months ago as a driver, shortly before COVID-19 emerged in China and quickly spread to the Bay...

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In a reversal, GameStop now closing its storefronts
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In a reversal, GameStop now closing its storefronts

GameStop is closing its stores after all - at least its doors. The troubled video-game retailer said it is closing customer access to storefronts...

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GameStop, in a reversal, now closing its storefronts as COVID-19 fears surge
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GameStop, in a reversal, now closing its storefronts as COVID-19 fears surge

GameStop is closing its stores after all - at least its doors. The troubled video-game retailer said it is closing customer access to storefronts...

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AT&T accelerates store closures, 'significantly' reducing numbers amid spread of COVID-19
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AT&T accelerates store closures, 'significantly' reducing numbers amid spread of COVID-19

AT&T Inc. is rolling out more new measures as the COVID-19 pandemic expands - and that means less access to its retail shops. The Dallas...

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Art Van's demise shows the lethal combo of online retailers and private equity
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Art Van's demise shows the lethal combo of online retailers and private equity

Furniture chain Art Van, with a big presence in the Chicago area, recently announced that it was closing and liquidating all its stores after 61...

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Amazon puts $1 million toward coronavirus relief in its HQ2 region
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Amazon puts $1 million toward coronavirus relief in its HQ2 region

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is donating $1 million to four foundations in Greater Washington to help with relief efforts in the wake of the...

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Why global fintech company Computershare leased more than 280,000 square feet in Denver
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Why global fintech company Computershare leased more than 280,000 square feet in Denver

A global financial tech company whose largest U. S. office is in Colorado has expanded its presence even more with a 282,800-square-foot office in...

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JCPenney pilots interactive fitting rooms
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JCPenney pilots interactive fitting rooms

An interactive fitting room that allow customers who need a different size or other assistance to directly contact a sales associate is the latest...

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Neato Robotics, competitor to Roomba maker iRobot, is moving HQ to San Jose
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Neato Robotics, competitor to Roomba maker iRobot, is moving HQ to San Jose

Home robot vacuum maker Neato Robotics is moving its headquarters from Newark to North San Jose so it can grow its employee base and have more...

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Facebook to move Atlanta office into top floor of new Atlantic Station building
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Facebook to move Atlanta office into top floor of new Atlantic Station building

Facebook Inc. has signed a lease for the top floor of a new 7-story timber office building at Midtown's Atlantic Station development. Facebook ...

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Apple (Nasdaq: APPL) offers unlimited sick leave to its retail employees with COVID-19 coronavirus-like symptoms
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Apple (Nasdaq: APPL) offers unlimited sick leave to its retail employees with COVID-19 coronavirus-like symptoms

Not long after telling its technical and corporate employees to work from home when possible, Apple Inc. is now extending infection-control...

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Google’s Chicago employees working from home amid coronavirus
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Google’s Chicago employees working from home amid coronavirus

To protect employees from the coronavirus outbreak quickly spreading throughout the United States, Google has recommended that its North American...

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After telling its techies to work from home, Apple now offers help to its retail employees in midst of coronavirus crisis
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After telling its techies to work from home, Apple now offers help to its retail employees in midst of coronavirus crisis

The entrance to the visitor center and retail store at Apple's Cupertino headquarters. Apple is encouraging corporate workers at sites like Apple...

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Amazon offers to sell its technology to other retailers
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Amazon offers to sell its technology to other retailers

Editor's note: This story is available as a result of a content partnership with the Financial Times. Subscribers will see stories like this every...

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Local real estate investment firm enters Triangle market with acquisition of historic buildings
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Local real estate investment firm enters Triangle market with acquisition of historic buildings

A newly minted real estate investment firm out of Charlotte has acquired two historic buildings in downtown Durham that were recently converted...

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Phoenix among top U.S. cities for tech office leases in 2019
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Phoenix among top U.S. cities for tech office leases in 2019

Tech companies are drawn to expand in the Valley because of the growing talent base, favorable business environment, affordable office leases and...

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Byte by byte: How data is making commercial real estate more transparent
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Byte by byte: How data is making commercial real estate more transparent

If you wanted to buy a house, you might start your search at an online listing site like Zillow. Or you might have a Realtor search through the...

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How these Nashville companies handled coronavirus at their international offices
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How these Nashville companies handled coronavirus at their international offices

The first case of COVID-19 In Tennessee was confirmed in Williamson County Thursday morning, but some Nashville-based businesses have been dealing...

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Cover Story: South Florida developers build returns with property technology
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Cover Story: South Florida developers build returns with property technology

Avra Jain is CEO of the Vagabond Group and an investor in the Deepblocks and Gridics property technologies. Avra Jain won't do a deal if she can't...

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Q&A: Jeff Vinik reflects on his transformative decade as owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Q&A: Jeff Vinik reflects on his transformative decade as owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning

Jeff Vinik has spent 10 years transforming the Tampa Bay Lightning - and he's brought an entire city along for the ride. When Jeff Vinik bought the...

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Google to invest $10B in offices and data centers in 11 states this year, down from $13B in 2019
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Google to invest $10B in offices and data centers in 11 states this year, down from $13B in 2019

Google CEO Sundar Pichai, pictured in May 2017, said the company would invest more than $10 billion in U. S. offices and data centers this year....

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Facebook moves into a new Strip District office as its researchers imagine a future without office buildings
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Facebook moves into a new Strip District office as its researchers imagine a future without office buildings

Chuck Hoover gazed out the large conference room window of Facebook's newly opened District 15 in the Strip District at the cityscape. "This is all...

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